Andrés Rozental was a career diplomat for over 35 years, as Deputy Foreign Minister (1988-1994), Ambassador to the United Kingdom (1995-1997), Ambassador to Sweden (1983-88) and Permanent Representative of México to the United Nations in Geneva (1982-83). Since 1994, he has the lifetime rank of Eminent Ambassador of Mexico. Founding President of the Mexican Council on Foreign Relations. In 1997 he retired from Government and created Rozental & Asociados, an international consultancy providing political and economic advice to Mexican and international companies. He is an independent Board member or advisor to several important multinational enterprises and currently is the senior independent director of Ocean Wilson Holdings and Wilson Sons(Brazil). Member of the Board, Chairman of the Remuneration and Succession, and Audit-Risk Committees of HSBC Mexico. In addition he is a Senior Policy Advisor at Chatham House in London, is a Member of the Council of the International Institute for Strategic Studies, also in London, and sits on the Board of Canada’s Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI).